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1961 Season
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1961 Natal GP
1961 United States GP
1960 South African GP

1961 South African GP

1962 Cape GP
1962 Dutch GP
1962 South African GP
 VIII  South African Grand Prix


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led

Details
DateTuesday 26 December 1961
Start timeUnknown
EventSouth African GP
CircuitEast London
Event FormatRace of 80 laps
Race32 of 32
Championship raceNon-championship event
Circuit
Laps80
Circuit Perimeter3926 m
Race Distance3926 × 80 − 3 = 314.077 km
Grid Format3-2-3-2
Pole PositionLeft
First CornerUnknown
Participants
Entries24
Qualifiers23
Finishers16
Debutants
Adrian Pheiffer (Driver),
Bernard Podmore (Driver),
Bill Dunlop (Driver),
Bruce Jennings (Driver),
Bruce Johnstone (Driver),
Clive Trundell (Driver),
Dave Wright (Driver),
Don Philp (Driver),
Ernest Pieterse (Driver),
Fanie Viljoen (Driver),
Gene Bosman (Driver),
Helmut Menzler (Driver),
John Guthrie (Driver),
   Robert van Niekerk (Driver),
Sam Tingle (Driver),
Heron (Car Manufacturer),
Jennings (Car Manufacturer),
LDS (Car Manufacturer),
Quadra (Car Manufacturer),
Cooper T52 (Car Model),
Cooper T56 (Car Model),
Heron Special (Car Model),
Jennings (Car Model),
LDS (Car Model),
Lotus 15 (Car Model),
Quadra (Car Model)

Results
 WinnerPole PositionFastest Lap
Car NumberCar 1Car 1Car 1
Entrant---
DriverJim ClarkJim ClarkJim Clark
CarLotus 21Lotus 21Lotus 21
EngineClimaxClimaxClimax
Time2:06'49.21'33.91'33.1
Speed148.593 km/h150.518 km/h151.811 km/h


Overview - Entry List - Qualification - Starting Grid - Classification - Fastest Laps - Laps Led